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Posted on: May 27, 2021

James City County’s Outdoor Pools Open for Summer

Outdoor Pools Open Flash

James City County’s two outdoor pools and splash pad open May 29, Memorial Day weekend! The pools are located at Chickahominy Riverfront Park and Upper County Park. The splash pad, also located at Chickahominy, features a zero-depth camping themed aquatic area that features ten spray elements including ground sprays, rain tunnels, shower sprayers and our Bass Fish sprayers. Located adjacent to the swimming pool, this new water feature is perfect for all ages and especially non-swimmers! 

Chickahominy Riverfront Park, 1350 John Tyler Highway
757-707-5421 (summer phone only)
757-258-5020

In addition to the outdoor pool and splash pad, the park offers visitors separate restrooms, two shade structures, lounge chairs, a playground nearby, an ADA accessible pool lift and a snack bar stocked with ice cream, drinks and chips. After hours pool rentals are available. 

Hours of Operation:
May 29-June 17: Open Saturday & Sunday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Closed Monday-FridayOpen Monday, May 31, Memorial Day!
June 19-Sept. 6: Open Sunday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Friday & Saturday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. 


Upper County Park, 180 Leisure Road in Toano 
757-566-1451(summer phone only)
757-259-5360

The park features a 25-meter pool with a slide and a toddler pool. For your convenience, there are separate and family changing rooms with showers. The park also features a snack bar, shade structures, lounge chairs and a playground nearby. 

Hours of Operation:
May 29-June 17: Open Saturday & Sunday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Closed Monday-Friday. Open Monday, May 31, Memorial Day!
June19-Aug. 15: Open Sunday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Friday & Saturday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Aug.16-Sept. 6: Open Sunday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Friday & Saturday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Closed Monday-Thursday.


Pool & Splash Pad Fees
Resident Fees (James City County & City of Williamsburg residents)
Children age 5 & younger, Free!; Youth 6-17, $3; Adults 18-54 $4; and Seniors 55+ $3.

Season Passes (Pool & Splash Pad)
Resident Fees (James City County & City of Williamsburg residents)
Children age 5 & younger, Free!; Youth 6-17 $40; Adults 18-54, $45; Seniors 55+, $40; and Family, $80. 


Pool and Splash Pad Rental Fees
Whether you’re looking to cool off for the day or host a private pool party, we’ve got the place for summer fun! Season passes include admission to both the pool and splash pad. 


For more information including rental fees and hours, nonresident fees, upcoming special events and additional services available, please visit us online or call 757-259-5360.

Media Contact:
Veda McMullen, Senior Communications Coordinator
757-259-5415; veda.mcmullen@jamescitycountyva.gov 

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